Manager - Policy Analysis, Coordination and Advocacy Job Vacancy in Kenya

Capital Markets Authority

Position Title: Manager - Policy Analysis, Coordination and Advocacy

The Capital Markets Authority is a statutory agency charged with the responsibility of regulating and developing an efficient capital market in Kenya.

The Authority invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions:

Grade 4

Ref: CMA/MPACA/06/2023

1 Post

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Senior Manager, Policy and Regulatory Framework, the Manager Policy Analysis, Coordination and Advocacy is responsible for coordinating Policy analysis, formulation, and implementation.

This is a position under permanent and pensionable terms of service.

Job Responsibilities

1) Overseeing evidence-based policy analysis and formulation to support overall capital market development and regulation;

2) Coordinating development of various policy frameworks for new products, services and market infrastructure to inform regulatory reforms;

3) Designing, developing and implementing an advocacy strategy and programme to ensure adoption of capital market policy proposals;

4) Overseeing the periodic monitoring and evaluation of policy submissions and periodic advocacy interventions and to facilitate stakeholder buy-in and adoption;

5) Developing periodic policy briefs and advisories to update stakeholders of the policy positions of the Authority and its strategic partners to draw their support through
strategic influence;

6) Establishing relationships with key policy makers including relevant parliamentary committees, National Treasury, Attorney General to support efficiency in the policy and legislation processes;and

7) Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to integrate policy and advocacy into the Authority’s communications strategy.

Minimum Requirements

a) Bachelors Degree in Economics/Business/Finance/Policy or other relevant field;

b) Relevant Master’s Degree;

c) At least six (6) years of relevant work experience with at least two (2) years in a supervisory position;

d) Member of professional body in good standing where applicable; and

e) Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks is an added advantage.

Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies

a) Understanding of capital markets operations

b) Report writing skills;

c) Research skills;

d) Analytical skills;

e) Leadership skills;

f) Integrity and honesty;

g) Organizations skills; and

h) Detail oriented.

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae only in pdf format to

Applications to be addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer
Capital Markets Authority
P. O. Box 74800-00200

Applications should be received on or before September 25, 2023 at 5.00pm

Shortlisted applicants will be required to fulfil requirements under Chapter (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations

2. Ethics and Anti-corruption Clearance Certificate (EACC)

3. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) Clearance Certificate

4. Current Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority

5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Clearance Certificate

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

“Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.